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    Teen and Adolescent Counseling

    Navigating the tumultuous waters of adolescence can be challenging. Teens often grapple with identity issues, peer pressure, academic stress, and significant physical and emotional changes. At Relevant Connections, we’re here to provide a supportive environment through our dedicated teen therapy services.

    What is Teen Therapy?

    Teen therapy, also known as adolescent therapy, is a specialized type of psychotherapy tailored to the unique issues teenagers face. This form of therapy helps adolescents develop problem-solving skills, learn how to communicate effectively, build self-esteem, and generally navigate the unique challenges of their teenage years.

    In these sessions, teenagers are given a safe, confidential space to express their feelings, fears, concerns, and aspirations. Our therapists help them understand and manage their emotions, behaviors, and relationships.

    Who Can Benefit From Teen Therapy?

    Teen therapy can be beneficial for adolescents facing a range of issues, such as:

    Academic stress and performance

    Anxiety

    Bullying or social exclusion

    Substance abuse

    Identity and self-esteem issues

    Family conflict

    Peer pressure

    Depression, anxiety, or other mental health issues 

    Grief or loss

    Major life transitions

    Teen therapy at Relevant Connections can help:

    Improve self-esteem: Therapy can support teens in developing a healthy sense of self and boosting their confidence.

    Develop coping skills: We help teens build skills to manage stress, anxiety, anger, and other difficult emotions.

    Enhance communication: Therapy can guide teens in expressing themselves clearly and constructively, fostering better relationships with family and friends.

    Understand and manage mental health: If a teen is struggling with mental health issues, therapy can provide tools to understand and manage their condition.

    Encourage healthy decision-making: We provide a safe space to explore consequences and help teens make responsible choices.

    At Relevant Connections, we understand that every teenager’s experience is unique. We are dedicated to helping them navigate the complexities of adolescence with confidence and resilience. To learn more about our teen therapy services or to schedule a consultation, contact us today. 

     

    Want more information about how therapy can benefit your teen?

    How Teens Can Benefit from Therapy

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    Ready to get started?

    Call or text us at 214-606-7523

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    Appointment Request

    If you’re here seeking support for your child, teen, or family, we invite you to explore our dedicated website, www.friscoplaytherapy.com. There, you’ll find specialized resources and services tailored specifically to address the unique needs of children, adolescents, and families. From play based therapy for children to counseling services for teens and parent coaching, we’re here to support you and your family every step of the way. 

    Meet our Teen Therapist

    Michelle Yoo, LMFT-Associate

    Michelle Yoo, LMFT-Associate

    “Transforming Scars into Stars”—This  philosophy captures the essence of my personal and professional life. I firmly believe that we can shine most brilliantly in our moments of brokenness, like a radiant mosaic. My role? To illuminate the beauty within your scars. A Compassionate Guide: At the heart of my approach is a profound empathy and unwavering […]
    Sterling Nelsen, Masters Level Intern

    Sterling Nelsen, Masters Level Intern

    I’m thrilled to partner with you on your path to a more fulfilling life and stronger connections.  Life is a journey filled with diverse experiences that shape our individual perspectives. In my counseling practice, I am dedicated to walking alongside you, understanding your unique worldview, and collaboratively identifying areas of growth for enhanced satisfaction in […]
    Jennifer Eubank, LPC Associate

    Jennifer Eubank, LPC Associate

    Meet Jennifer (they/them): Welcome to a space of self-discovery and growth, where you’ll find the support and understanding you need to explore your inner world. They are thrilled to join you on this path towards self-exploration and healing, standing right alongside you as your compassionate guide. A […]
    Brenna Nelson, LMFT Associate

    Brenna Nelson, LMFT Associate

    I am a licensed marriage and family therapist associate who has experience working with working withindividuals, couples, and families. I take a strength-based, holistic, integrative approach, as I plan basedon each individual’s journey. I incorporate expressive arts, mind-body connection, and attachment theory. Through a strong therapeutic relationship, I am able to create a culturally sensitive […]